Awesome new ‘drone surfing’ could be the future of rich-kid sports (VIDEO)

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It seems that the commercial drone enthusiast is already bored with the mundanity of aerial filming and has found a more exciting use for the high-flying piece of equipment – drone surfing.

Drone surfing is the ideal sport for those that live near water, have sufficient surfing/wakeboarding skills, and have thousands of dollars to blow.

The people behind the US-based drone company Freefly are responsible for the undeniably awesome vid, which features their $18,000 Alta 8 model that’s designed to take up to 9kg (20lb) of weight.

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What will they think of next?